Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Childhood is an over-rated period, fuller of sorrow than of joy.

Captain Lem had not over-rated the difficulties of that trip.

The difficulty in making the hay is a drawback, but this is over-rated.

The importance of the system of Copernicus cannot be over-rated.

To our mind, the importance of this circular cannot be over-rated.

The former is decidedly under-rated; the latter is over-rated.

Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire and Berkshire appear to have all been over-rated.

Some estates were over-rated, others were scandalously under-rated.

It is, therefore, most probable, that the population of Birmingham is over-rated.

I have an idea from what little I have seed of it, Scotland is over-rated.